Kristen Quon

POSTED: 5:39 PM May 13 2014   UPDATED: 3:38 PM Jun 10 2014

Kristen Quon is a producer and multimedia journalist for News 5 WCYB.

Kristen is a Savannah, Georgia native, but moved to Johnson City to study journalism at Milligan College. While in school she interned with PBS in Washington D.C. and other news stations in the Tri-Cities.

Kristen has a Bachelor of Arts in multimedia journalism from Milligan College, where she was a member of the cheerleading squad from 2010 to 2014. She is a diehard Atlanta Falcons fan, and a coffee lover.

Kristen believes everyone has a story to tell and would love to hear yours! If you have a news tip, or would just like to say hello, email her at

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National College of Buisness & Technology's Bristol Campus to Hold Career Fair

The National College of Business and Technology is partnering with Express Employment Professionals to host a career fair.

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Kiplinger's ranks the U.S. cities with the most millionaires based off an annual survey by research firm Phoenix Marketing International of wealthy residents in 942 urban areas.

Speeding Tickets Cost More Than You Might Think

According to consumer finance website,Nerd Wallet, the cost of speeding does not end with a fine.

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Kia and General Motors Recall Vehicles

Kia Motors Corporation and General Motors have released a recall on vehicles.

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Johnson City murder suspect to appear in court

A man accused of murder is making a court appearance today.


Two Southwest Virgina school systems prohibit tobacco from campuses

Two Southwest Virginia school systems are now one hundred percent tobacco free.

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ETSU looking to change their mass communications program

East Tennessee State University is in the works to change one of its programs in order to regain accreditation.

Three-year-old boy fitted for prosthetic leg after lawn mower accident

The young boy who lost his leg in a lawn mower accident on Mother's Day is now being fitted for a prosthetic leg.

Fun Fest ticket prices are going up

The 34th annual Kingsport Fun Fest is about to begin and time is running out to get your tickets at their discounted rate.


NPAC In Preliminary Negotiations With Paramount Center

Negotiations continue to combine management of two venues in our area.

"All Critters Tennessee" camp starts in Johnson City

The "All Critters Tennessee Camp" is going on this week at Winged Deer Park in Johnson City.

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Johnson City man steals transit bus while intoxicated

A man is being held at the Washington County Detention Center after stealing a Johnson City Transit bus and driving it while under the influence of alcohol.

Activities Abound At Boone Lake Marina

On the weekends, people are usually looking for places to hang out. For some marinas have become the new hangout spot.


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Julie Newman

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Rebecca Pepin

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Olivia Caridi

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Callan Gray

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David Boyd

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Kristen Quon

Kristen is a Savannah, Georgia native who moved to Johnson City to study journalism at Milligan College.